Free Republic
Browse · Search
News/Activism
Topics · Post Article

Skip to comments.

Tea party leader warns Romney: Donít expect us to campaign for you (Iced Tea)
Daily Caller ^ | 4-13-12 | Alex Pappas

Posted on 04/13/2012 6:21:47 AM PDT by Mozilla

The leader of the Tea Party Nation organization has a blunt message for likely Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney: Tea partiers will likely vote for you, but don’t expect them to get energized and campaign for you.

“The tea party is not going to coalesce around Romney,” Judson Phillips told The Daily Caller on Thursday. “Most of us will vote for Romney, but we will not be out there with signs for him or in his campaign.”

Phillips said that surveys conducted on the Tea Party Nation website have shown that about 25 percent of tea party activists say they won’t vote for Romney in the general election.

-snip- Another conservative leader, Tony Perkins of the Family Research Council, struck a similar note after former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum dropped out of the presidential race this week.

“It’s difficult for us to back a candidate our constituents don’t believe in and aren’t excited about,” Perkins told CNN

(Excerpt) Read more at dailycaller.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Philosophy; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2012; judsonphillips; rino; romney; teaparty; teapartynation; teapartyrebellion
Navigation: use the links below to view more comments.
first previous 1-20 ... 81-100101-120121-140141-142 last
To: JRandomFreeper

Sorry, I forgot to ping you on post # 140.


141 posted on 04/14/2012 11:29:15 AM PDT by CommerceComet (If Mitt can leave the GOP to protest Reagan, why can't I do the same in protest of Romney?)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 124 | View Replies]

To: Agamemnon
I still have a primary to vote it. And I won't be voting for Romney.

Then comes the election in November. And I still won't be voting for Romney.

I will not compromise or be an enabler for the GOP-e. Blame them for 4 more years of Obama.

/johnny

142 posted on 04/14/2012 11:34:00 AM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 128 | View Replies]


Navigation: use the links below to view more comments.
first previous 1-20 ... 81-100101-120121-140141-142 last

Disclaimer: Opinions posted on Free Republic are those of the individual posters and do not necessarily represent the opinion of Free Republic or its management. All materials posted herein are protected by copyright law and the exemption for fair use of copyrighted works.

Free Republic
Browse · Search
News/Activism
Topics · Post Article

FreeRepublic, LLC, PO BOX 9771, FRESNO, CA 93794
FreeRepublic.com is powered by software copyright 2000-2008 John Robinson